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Christopher Meloni Returning As Elliot Stabler For 'Law & Order: SVU' Spin-Off

Alicia D'Aversa 31 Mar 2020

Law & Order: SVU is currently on its 21st season, which, needless to say, means that it's doing very well.

In fact, it's doing so well, that the show - and one very special character - are getting a spin-off!

Elliot Stabler will be returning!

The show, currently, will consist of 13 episodes. It will be a drama series that will follow Stabler as he leads an NYPD crime unit.

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So we can definitely be counting on tons of action and drama to keep us interested.

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Last we saw of Stabler, he had retired, so it will be interesting to see what makes him return to the force!

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The show really hasn't been the same without him!

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Christopher even confirmed the exciting news himself on Facebook!

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And naturally, his post has over ten thousand comments, because obviously this is the good news we needed to hear in these dark times.

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Since leaving the show, Christopher has been keeping himself pretty busy.

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He played Ray Whelans in Veep, August Pullman in Underground, Nick Sax in Happy! and many, many more.

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As expected, fans are completely freaking out about the news.

And of course, are already hoping for that sweet sweet reunion with Olivia.

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And if a reunion doesn't happen... well...

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There's a very good chance that fans may never recover. That's all I'll say about that.

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Do you have any fan theories on what could happen in the new series?

Are you hoping for any other reunions?

Let us know below in the comments!

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